Parsis

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First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 32 mins ago - 1 reports

Bilawal felicitates Christians on Easter

KARACHI: Pakistan People’s Party chief Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has extended felicitations to the Christian community in Pakistan and all over the world on the religious festival of Easter being celebrated on Sunday (today). Bilawal said he would like to ... [Published Daily Times - 5 hours ago]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Delhi Confidential: Extra Time

SummaryWith Pachauri getting delayed by about 20 minutes, his briefing spilled over into the scheduled time of the AICC briefing.In what appeared as a coordination gap between PR managers of the Congress and the government, a scheduled press meet by media ... [Published Indian Express - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 2 reports

Administrator stresses unity, solidarity among citizens

KARACHI: Administrator Karachi Rauf Akhtar Farooqui said all religions teach peace, tranquillity, love, brotherhood, tolerance and respect to each other. Being a Pakistani everyone has equal rights and the rights of minorities were enshrined in Pakistan’s ... [Published Pakistan Press International - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Zoroastrianism: Ancient and Influential Religion

Zoroastrians in the Hartford area will present a session onthe Zoroastrian religion, its origin and basic tenets, and the culture andcustoms of the Zoroastrian Parsis of the Indian sub-continent. This free event is part of the 'Getting toKnow Your Neighbors' ... [Published The Granbys Patch - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Feeling For | A Bohemian Getaway in the Heart of Mumbai

Until this year, Mumbai didn’t have a single boutique hotel. There was the Taj Palace, with its iconic confectionary grandeur; some characterless, midrange hotels scattered around Colaba, the core of historic South Mumbai; the Oberoi and the Trident in ... [Published Gnom.es - Apr 16 2014]
Entities: Mumbai, Parsis, Furniture, India
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 2 reports

Parsi Punchayet to go back to court on 'renegade' Parsi priests matter

The Bombay Parsi Punchayet (BPP), the apex body of the Parsis in the city, on Tuesday decided to take the 'renegade' priest matter back to the Supreme Court. The decision was taken a day before the Punchayet was to give its explanation to the court on ... [Published DNA India - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Now, Parsis can offer prayer services online

US-based friends start website through which rituals will be performed in Mumbai agiyariBefore all her exams, Benafsha Shroff, 26, fervently hoped that she could offer prayers at a fire temple. However, it was not possible as she could not find a fire ... [Published DNA India - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Minority panel works on logo, structure to include Jains

SummaryThe present NCM logo is a five-petal flower, with each petal showcasing the symbol of one religious minority.The logo of National Commission for Minorities and the panel itself need some serious redesigning.With recent inclusion of Jains among ... [Published Indian Express - Apr 14 2014]
Entities: Jainism, Religion, Buddhism
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 2 reports

If elected, Congress may form panel to study need for reservation in private sector

Congress will consider setting up of a committee to examine the need for reservations for SC, ST and OBCs in private sector if it forms the next government at the Centre.The proposed high-level committee, which will also formulate appropriate modalities ... [Published DNA India - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 07 2014 - Updated Apr 07 2014 - 1 reports

4-day show on Parsis from April 10

Parsis are followers of one of the oldest revealed religions of the world. They are known to be among the most illustrious in their contribution in all their activities. But very few know about the roots of the community or their lives today.This week, ... [Published DNA India - Apr 07 2014]
First reported Mar 22 2014 - Updated Mar 22 2014 - 2 reports

Parsis, those sharing Iranian origins celebrate Navroze

Even though most Parsis had taken a day off from their work, there was a sense of urgency to do things. With a series of to do things lined up for the today, Parsis were in a rush. And for that matter, it was not just the Parsis Irani Zoroastrians. All ... [Published DNA India - Mar 22 2014]
Entities: Parsis, Iran, Aga Khan
First reported Mar 21 2014 - Updated Mar 21 2014 - 1 reports

Navroze special: Parsis and their cars, an endless love affair

This Navroze we delve deeper than Parsi cuisine andtake a closer look another of their passion–carsParsis love their cars and worship them; we are certain that if there was a school to teach the art of maintaining a car, it would have surely been run ... [Published DNA India - Mar 21 2014]

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...feature prominently on the summer menu, says food blogger Kalyan Karmakar, adding that aamer dal (red lentils with raw mangoes) is a favourite. "The first mangoes are used for cooking, because they are plentiful this time of the year" he adds. Mangoes add tanginess to the dish and the lentils provide all the proteins required for a hard day's work under the sun...
"While many Zoroastrians are fortunate to live in close proximity of their co-religionists, many are dispersed across the world. It is difficult to stay connected to the rituals and religious practices. This website is designed to help Zoroastrians, particularly those who are in the remote corners of the world, to remain in touch with the spiritual side of their religion" Shroff told dna
...questioned her communal politics but within days, party president Rajnath Singh pulled off a Sonia Gandhi in Lucknow by meeting Muslim Clerics. "I feel that if India has to become a strong nation then all the castes, religions and their followers have to be assimilated and this is what the BJP believes in”, he said, downplaying the incidence."

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Comfort food across different communities [Published DNA India - 1 hour ago]
Bilawal felicitates Christians on Easter [Published Daily Times - 5 hours ago]
Delhi Confidential: Extra Time [Published Indian Express - Apr 18 2014]
Administrator stresses unity, solidarity among... [Published Pakistan Press International - Apr 18 2014]
Administrator stresses unity, solidarity among ... [Published Frontier Post - Apr 18 2014]
Zoroastrianism: Ancient and Influential Religion [Published The Granbys Patch - Apr 17 2014]
Feeling For | A Bohemian Getaway in the Heart o... [Published Gnom.es - Apr 16 2014]
Parsi Punchayet to go back to court on 'renegad... [Published DNA India - Apr 16 2014]
Now, Parsis can offer prayer services online [Published DNA India - Apr 16 2014]
Parsi Punchayet mediation fails in priest ban case [Published Times of India - Apr 15 2014]
BJP's claims of inclusive politics are hypocrit... [Published DNA India - Apr 15 2014]
Minority panel works on logo, structure to incl... [Published Indian Express - Apr 14 2014]
If elected, Congress may form panel to study ne... [Published DNA India - Apr 14 2014]
If elected, Cong may form panel to st... [Published Siasat Daily - Apr 14 2014]
Herald Exclusive: A dash of colour [Published DAWN Group - Apr 14 2014]
New year on a plate [Published Mumbai Mirror - Apr 12 2014]
Will, probate and use of trust for specific ben... [Published Money Life - Apr 11 2014]
How Cyrus Poonawalla's son, Adar Poonawalla is ... [Published Economic Times - Apr 11 2014]
Poetry for the soul [Published Financial Chronicle - Apr 10 2014]
Vote as an Indian, not as a Hindu or Muslim [Published Sify - Apr 09 2014]
Last-ditch effort to resolve row over ban on Pa... [Published Times of India - Apr 08 2014]
Gujarat's development pre-dates Modi considerably [Published NDTV - Apr 08 2014]
4-day show on Parsis from April 10 [Published DNA India - Apr 07 2014]
Don’t waste your votes on Congress: Mayawati [Published New Delhi Pioneer - Apr 06 2014]
Is BJP manifesto a victim of party's inner divi... [Published ProKerala.com - Apr 05 2014]
Too Dangerous to Say [Published Pakistan Link - Apr 04 2014]
The shaky pillar of Indian democracy [Published Nepali Times - Apr 04 2014]
Free ICET coaching for minorities [Published The Hindu - Apr 03 2014]
V K Singh Remembering 'Sam Bahadur', India's Fi... [Published New Indian Express - Apr 03 2014]
Can a Muslim spurn his personal law? [Published The Statesman - Apr 02 2014]
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Come and be a Part of Major Change with BSP, Ga... [Published PR.com Press Releases - Mar 21 2014]
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Cars are choking Kolkata, even though only a ti... [Published Comment is free | guardian.co.uk - Feb 08 2014]
Once it was possible to enjoy a walk through the streets of Kolkata, now you take your life in your hands, for the car rules The residents of an Indian city can be divided into the honkers and the honked-at. There's no hard boundary between the two ...
Hakka doodles [Published Times of India Blogs - Feb 05 2014]
Two minorities, two celebrations. But the name remains bondWinter is a good time for migratory birds. The human ones wing back home, many escaping the snow of their adoptive climes. Last Thursday, i found myself among the Parsis i had left behind in Kolkata ...
Pakistan and the Arab-Muslim Culture of Denial [Published Solsticewitch13's BOS - Jan 28 2014]
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